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Metafoor

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Belgian, Dutch, Cafe, European
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Parijsstraat, Leuven, Belgium
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We've been visiting this place with a few friends for quite a while. The atmosphere is perfectly relaxing for a Saturday morning coffee, plus they serve cookies, cake and advokat! One of my most favorite spots in Leuven

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Thank Yannis K
Dusseldorf, Germany
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113 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

A nice Belgian pub in Leuven to hang with your friends. The price for beer is average and it's not so crowded as the pubs on Oude Markt. If you like you can borrow some games to play with your friends

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Thank Evenstar29
Saarburg, Germany
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

What is my ideal pub/café? One that is suitable for coffee in the day and beer in the evening; where they know me by name after the first few visits; that has feisty, fun-loving, but caring and efficient bar staff; where I meet all kinds of people - new and old, local and foreign; where I like the music they... More 

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Tervuren, Belgium
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Amazing pub with a fantastic beer selection. Groovy feel wit eclectic, extremely worn, but incredibly comfortable seating to enjoy a book or grab a board game from the shelf and have some fun.

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Thank Jerry B
Woodbridge
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

This is a lovely bar with a friendly vibe and a traditional atmosphere.our There is a good beer menu and four different rooms which add to the ambience.

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Thank suffolksalami
Bedford
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Behing the cathedral this bar is well woth finding. A good selection off belgien beers and snacks, this bar is very popular with the student crowd (but don't be put off) the staff are very friendly and service is good

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Thank Neil_and_Sue
Leuven, Belgium
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84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

It's a bar café with a lot of belgium beer with background music.No food. it's simple and cozy where everyone is welcome,young and old.the clients are locals and (foreign) students but because is in the centrum and has a big terrace has all kind of customers

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Thank gojibes
Antwerp, Belgium
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158 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Metafoor is one of the best bars in Leuven: plenty of good beers, great music, great atmosphere... I cannot recommend this place enough. One of the few bars I miss since I left Leuven!

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Thank NelVerbeke
Derby, United Kingdom
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499 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 406 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

We came here several times during our recent trip. There's a great selection of beers available, with plenty to satisfy every taste. The prices are reasonable, the staff very friendly and the atmosphere is very laid back, with good music. It is, like many places in the city, a student hang out, but it has a welcoming atmosphere for anyone... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2014

I visited Leuven in April 2013 to attend a meeting. As I am interested in drinking nice beers in a nice setting, I visited many of the bars/cafés inthe city centre including this one. After a while, I stopped searching as I knew I was unlikely to find a more friendly, atmospheric place with nice music and a brilliant beer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Dutch, Cafe, European
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parijsstraat, Leuven, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?